I have long held to the belief that Doctors are creating a entire subsection of drug addicts. Most Doctors that prescribe a narcotic medication for a patient do so in good faith but then as the patient moves into long term need the Doctor instead of listening to his patient will offer things that are extended release such as Oxycontin. This medication has a very high addiction rate and should be pulled off the market i think that if someone is using a medication such as lortab or percocet even with the acetaminophen as long as they have no liver damage should continue to use it if it is working. After about a year on Oxycontin the user will have a horrible time getting off and with all the fear the doctor has of loosing his or her licenses for over prescribing they are cutting people off for no real reason thus having to buy this drug on the street so i ask are the doctors to blame or law enforcement for cracking down on doctors
Doctors in my country are scared spitless of the government.
I moved house recently, and went to a new doctor for a drug I use to control muscle spasm that I have used for 20 years. I went to 5 doctors before one would prescribe it.
by livingwithbipolar 5 years ago
I used to be a healthy person, this fibromyalgia is a pain (LITERALLY). What I want to discuss is, is that why aren't more doctors knowledgeable and Empathetic about this disease? My question is, why in the hell would I go to the doctor and tell them my whole body is in pain and that I can barely...
by schoolgirlforreal 6 years ago
In my 20+ years of experience with psychiatrists, I've had doctors who have been very willing to take the patient's input and some who have been reluctant.Sometimes we become aware of a medication that has worked well for someone we know and we may suggest our doctor try us on it as well,...
by Kenna McHugh 4 years ago
When you have an injury, do you go to a chiropractor or medical doctor?
by Penelope Hart 6 years ago
How important is a doctor's 'bedside manner' to you?Would you change your doctor if their 'bedside manners' didn't suit you, even though their reputation is good?
by Cindy Lawson 6 years ago
Would you feel comfortable with a doctor who you knew was a smoker?It wouldn't worry me, but some people I suspect would have less faith in a doctor who they knew had such a dangerous habit/addiction. If you know your doctor already does has it put you off having him as your doctor?
by Thomas Haines 8 years ago
I wrote this letter to a doctor after she dropped my wife due to pain medication. Dear Doctor,this letter is being sent to you on behalf of my wife and myself.There is a difference between pain and suffering.Pain is the direct result of a...
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